“The Price of Parenting” at Shaw Theatres

Presented at the 37th French Film Festival, “The Price of Parenting” (“Mes très chers enfants”) is released on 14 April 2022 at Shaw Theatres!

The film is about two lonely parents who concoct a scheme to get their kids interested in them again –  do not miss this light-hearted and heart-warming comedy to be enjoyed with the whole family!




Directed by Alexandra Leclère

Cast: Josiane Balasko, Didier Bourdon, Marilou Berry, BEN, Laurent Stocker, Esteban, Josephine de Meaux, Lise Lametrie

Rating: PG13 (Some Coarse Language)

Runtime: 96 minutes

Language: French with English Subtitles

Synopsis: Chantal (Josiane Balasko) and Christian (Didier Bourdon) lead a peaceful life in retirement. Their children Sandrine (Marilou Berry) and Stéphane (BEN) don’t bother to come visit much anymore since they’ve left home. Family gatherings become few and far between. But when the thankless kids announce they won’t be home for Christmas, it’s the last straw for Chantal and Christian. To lure them back, they pretend they’ve won the lottery. A desperate trick that may cost them more than they bargained for!

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